How hardwood floors increase the value of your home


One of the most popular flooring types with homeowners, hardwood floors are durable and versatile and look great in any home.

But do hardwood floors increase the value of your home?

Does the price you pay at installation include an increase in the value of your property? This is a question many people ask before deciding to install new hardwoods.

In this article, Havwoods offers helpful information on the value a new hardwood floor can add to your property.

Yes! A hardwood floor increases the value of your home, but by how much?

We spoke with a successful agent, Ryan Woo of Stone Real Estate on Sydney’s North Shore to find out how hardwood floors can add value to your home.

So what value do hardwood floors add to a home when selling? Ryan explains that hardwood floors “make the home more attractive, which can increase buyer interest.”

“Most people prefer wooden flooring because it’s considered low maintenance, durable, allergy-friendly and modern,” he says.

How do homes with hardwood floors compare to homes with carpet when selling?

“They often increase the visual appeal of the home and make it look more modern. They can enhance the space to make it look bigger.

So is it worth renovating the floor of your house to parquet to increase the value when selling?

“Yes, based on the points above,” confirms Ryan, explaining that hardwood floors have “growing overall appeal to buyers.”

What type of engineered wood will add value to your home when selling?

Choosing the right wood flooring can be a daunting task. With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to know which one will add value to your home when selling. Colored engineered wood is becoming a popular choice for homeowners and finding the perfect product for your space depends on the overall design theme of your home.

If you’re looking to celebrate all things Australian, our Australian collection is perfect for you. It is durable and resilient, and the color hues range from beautiful golden tones and earthy red-brown to slightly pink undertones.

If however your house has more rustic atmosphereyou can check out our beautiful Relik range. Relik encompasses all of Havwoods popular collection of reclaimed woods and reclaimed wood reproductions in one line. Sourced from two different mills, one British and one Dutch, it includes reproductions as well as authentic salvaged products.

On the other hand, if your home takes on a more coastal look, we recommend you check out our article on interior design ideas for a chic beach room.

A classic, timeless look that brings a touch of opulence to any space, Chevron and Herringbone are two of the most popular engineered wood flooring designs. I don’t really know what the difference is? Check out our helpful explainer: Chevron flooring vs Herringbone flooring: what’s the difference?

Want to see how hardwood floors would feel in your home?

Do you want to change your flooring, but you don’t know which style suits you best? Check Havewoods Floor Visualizer Tool to view our wide range of options in your own home or office.


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